Hokey, star-studded take on king arthur legend read common sense media's first knight review, age rating, and parents guide. First knight is a story about camelot as seen through the eyes of lady guinevere and lancelot guinevere's land is being ravished by her evil neighbor, malagant, and his band of knights. First knight, released in 1995 and directed by jerry zucker stars sean connery as the legendary king arthur, julia ormond as the brave lady guinevere, richard gere as the fearless lancelot and ben cross as the malicious sir malagant. Lancelot lives by the sword in fact, they're next door neighbours, so teaming up to fight for money comes pretty naturally lady guinevere, on her way to marry king arthur is ambushed by the evil sir. Audience reviews for first knight richard gere looks a bit misplaced as the fearless sir lancelot, and wouldn't have been my first pick for the role, but he still takes it on to the best of.
Music, film, tv and political news coverage. In first knight, the arthurian cycle is stripped to a few key elements, in this case the relationship among arthur, guinevere, and lancelot this is a wise choice, since there is a vast amount of potential material out there, which could easily overwhelm the movie (as, for instance, the inclusion of the grail quest badly destabilizes another. Movie first knight the classic tale of king arthur, his wife guinevere and her lover (and his best friend) lancelot gets a fresh treatment, shorn of the magical trappings and now with added psychology.
First knight is a 1995 medieval film based on arthurian legend, directed by jerry zucker it stars sean connery as king arthur , richard gere as lancelot , julia ormond as guinevere and ben cross as malagant. First knight - official trailer despite desperate efforts to sell this umpteenth recycling of the camelot legend as a sean connery vehicle, it's richard gere's film and he's not much of a lancelot. Movie review the title of the film was first knight, which was released in 1995 and the director was jerry zucker and screenwriter was william nicholson.
First knight (1995) pg-13 | 134 min | action, when richard gere prepares to rescue guinevere for the first time, gere stated that this would be his last action role quotes the av club movie review: king arthur: legend of the sword is a dull blockbuster that sends up dull blockbusters. First knight movie review summary actors: sean connery, richard gere, julia ormond detailed plot synopsis reviews of first knight the legend of king arthur finds new meaning in this powerful romance, based on the novel by elizabeth chadwick click here to see the rest of this review. First knight is a colourful movie and the picture represents this well but there are also patches of grain and the screen flickers occasionally, which contributes to an overall unrewarding visual experience.
First knight leave your comments write a review positive —first knight is a favorite of mine the story is gripping and told with a strong dramatic flare more typical of a sweeping epic then a two hour film, though it works perfectly here. First knight is an adaptation of the popular legend of king arthur and his knights of the round table the film opens with sir malagant plotting to seize the throne from king arthur when malagant. First knight: in first knight, a handsome, entertaining twist on the king arthur legend (opening today at bay area theaters), gere plays lancelot, the medieval swordsman who stirs a fire in the. This time it's sean connery as arthur, the king who finds the honor of his round table sullied when he catches queen guinevere (julia ormond) with first knight lancelot (richard gere) first. First knight demonstrates integrity and truth king arthur realizes that god is the king of kings and true leadership means serving god guinevere realizes that even unfortunate circumstances can be used for the glory of god.
First knight isn't a bad movie, it's just disappointing it puts out a decent effort, but it misses the mark the love triangle of arthur-guinevere-lancelot is one of the most engrossing plots of literature, and this movie manages to pump most of the depth out of it in favor of some over-the-top battles. First knight brings some interesting twists to the camelot tale the film opens with the horrendous king malagant (ben cross) and his men routinely attacking the neighboring land of leonesse where queen guinevere rules with a velvet glove. It is the misfortune of first knight to open third in the same season that also brought rob roy and braveheart, two better examples of the medieval swordcraft-and-seduction genre the movie is entertaining enough in its own way, and sean connery makes a splendid king arthur, but compared with the earlier films this one seems thin and unconvincing. First knight (1995) cast: christopher villiers, recartsmoviesreviews (dragan antulov) review [2/10] user reviews there are currently no user reviews for this film be the first to rate it below rate this movie please sign in or sign up to rate this movie login with facebook login with twitter sign up.
Transformers: the last knight was released on digital hd on september 12, 2017, and on blu-ray, blu-ray 4k, blu-ray 3d and dvd on september 26, 2017 in north america   it was also released in a collection with the four previous films. In episode 4 caleb revisits one of his favorite king arthur films no copyright infringement is intended subscribe to the caleb watches movies channel here:. First knight movie review essay the title of the film was first knight, which was released in 1995 and the director was jerry zucker and screenwriter was william nicholson - first knight movie review essay introduction the major actors included lancelot, played by richard gere, king arthur, played by sean connery, guinevere, played by julia ormond, and malagant, performed by ben cross. The timeless tale of king arthur and the legend of camelot are retold in this passionate period drama arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to lancelot, and guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival.
Buy first knight: read 390 movies & tv reviews - amazoncom from the community amazon try prime all go i just had to rent this movie this movie gave me my first nightmares and they were about crossbows as a little girl, i was both terrified and intrigued the first knight is sooo awesome king arthur and lancelot rule in this movie. Although the humor is variable, the romance is consistent and that allows the film to go down smoothly even if it takes an inordinately long time to do so. First knight is distinguished from other, better retellings of the arthurian legend by its conviction that camelot was ruled by someone much more powerful than a mere king: a decorator how else.